The Los Angeles Unified School District was recently listed as the largest employer among six southern California Counties, employing 97,572 people. Details were outlined in the 2008 CAFR report of the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG).
In the six southern California counties of Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside, Ventura and Imperial, more than half of the top employers in those counties, on average, are government entities.
Topping the list of sixty employers with the greatest single number of employees in all counties was the Los Angeles Unified School District, with 97572 employees (2.38%). The STATE OF CA, which is listed in five out the six counties as one of the top ten principal employers, comprised 50,751 employees on the CAFR list.
SCAG Southern California Association of Governments Principal Employers by County in the SCAG Region Current Year 2008
[See Table 13/Page 96 of the report for full list of detailed numbers].
- Los Angeles County Largest Employers
L.A. Unified School District
Los Angeles County
City of Los Angeles
State of CA
Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
Long Beach Unified School District
Ralphs Grocery Company